Fayette County, Ohio Genealogy Guide2016-06-08T18:13:26+00:00

Fayette County, Ohio Genealogy Guide

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Fayette County, Ohio (Map It) was created on March 1, 1810 from Highland County and Ross County. This county was named for Marquis de Lafayette, French military officer and aristocrat who participated in both the American and French revolutions. Learn More About State of Ohio History

Fayette County is bordered by Madison County (north), Pickaway County (northeast), Ross County (southeast), Highland County (south), Clinton County (southwest), Greene County (northwest) .. A Map of Fayette County, Ohio contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Fayette County Cities and Towns include Washington Court House, Bloomingburg, Jeffersonville, Milledgeville, New Holland, Octa. Other communities include Include Good Hope . A Map of Fayette County, Ohio contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Fayette County Townships include Concord, Green, Jasper, Jefferson, Madison, Marion, Paint, Perry, Union, Wayne.

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The Fayette County Courthouse is located in Washington Court House, Ohio. Learn More About State of Ohio Court, Tax, Land and Probate Records.

Please contact the each clerk's department to confirm mailing address, hours, fees and other information before visiting or requesting information because contact information sometimes changes.  The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH.  The documents are available to interested parties, barring confidential issues.  Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.

The following dates indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Fayette county. The date listed for each category of record is usually the earliest registration filed. The earliest date does not indicate that there are numerous records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually registered.

  • Fayette County Clerk of Probate Court has Marriage Records from 1810 and Probate Records from 1810. The County Clerk of Probate Court handles the probating of wills, estate administrations, trusts, guardianships, adoptions, birth corrections, delayed birth registrations and issues marriage licenses. The Probate Court is that the Probate Judge is the ex-officio Clerk of Courts, thus, the Court performs all the duties as its own Clerk of Courts.
  • Fayette County Recorder has Land Records from 1810. The County Recorder has the duty of keeping specific records which may include: deeds, mortgages, military discharges, plats, etc.
  • Fayette County Clerk of Court of Common Pleas has Court Records from 1882. The County Clerk of Court of Common Pleas is responsible for duties that include filing, docketing, indexing, and preserving all court pleadings for civil, felony criminal and domestic relations cases. Other services provided by the Clerk of Court of Common Pleas are administering oaths, keeping naturalization records, and recording and retention of coroner records.
  • The Fayette County Health Department has Birth & Death Records from 1908-Present. For birth and death records prior to Dec. 20, 1908, contact the Probate Court of this county.

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